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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kiam Hwee Lee

58 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Yong Tat Phua

61 Chief Executive Officer, Group Managing Director, Executive Director

Yong Sin Phua

63 Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board

Hong Leong Tan

2012 Chief Financial Officer

Kazuteru Kinoshita

President of Hwa Tat Lee Japan Co., Ltd.

Yong Pin Phua

65 2013 Executive Director

Teck Sui Lee

2010 Director - Sales

Mei Ming Phua

37 2015 Director - Human Resources, Marketing and Communications

Choo Guan Goh

Director - Group Sofa Manufacturing Operations

Sian Hua Ho

2016 Sales Director, Canada, USA and Latin America

Sai Tin Leo

2011 Director - Leather Business Unit

Dan Pekin

General Manager of HTL Australia Pty Ltd.

Boon Huat Phua

34 2016 Sales Director, Europe

Jing Yuh Phua

35 2015 Manager - Group Product Compliance & Quality Assurance of HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd.

Chye Seng Toh

2011 Director - Design

Mun-Tze Loke

Company Secretary

Yew Hock Soh

69 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Keng Neo Wee

49 2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kiam Hwee Lee

Mr. Lee Kiam Hwee Kelvin has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of HTL International Holdings Limited. Mr Lee has been an Independent Director of the Company since 11 October 2008. He is the non-executive Chairman of the Board and a member of the Group’s Audit and Risk Committee. His career spans more than 26 years in practice and in industry in the area of financial management, audit and strategic planning. Mr Lee is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Yong Tat Phua

Mr. Phua Yong Tat is Chief Executive Officer, Group Managing Director, Executive Director of HTL International Holdings Limited since the incorporation of the Company. A 40-year furniture industry veteran, Mr Phua is responsible for steering the Group’s strategy and business development. He also oversees various aspects of the Group’s business such as product development, product design, marketing, sales and foreign currency hedging.

Yong Sin Phua

Mr. Phua Yong Sin is Executive Deputy Chairman of the Board of HTL International Holdings Limited since the incorporation of the Company and is a co-founder of the Group. He was the Managing Director of the Group’s sofa manufacturing operations in Malaysia for 12 years. He is currently responsible for overseeing quality assurance for the Group’s Sofa Business Unit and employee training and development on quality control with respect to the Group’s manufacturing operations in China. Mr. Phua Yong Sin was last re-elected as a Director at the Annual General Meeting held on 29 April 2010 and will be offering himself for re-election at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting.

Hong Leong Tan

Mr. Tan Hong Leong is Chief Financial Officer of HTL International Holdings Ltd. Mr. Tan has been holding the position of Finance and Operations Director in HTL (UK) Ltd and HTL International GmbH, two of the Company's wholly-owned subsidiaries, positions which he had held since 2004. In 2006, he was also appointed as, and currently still holds, the position of Managing Director of HTL (UK) Ltd. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Tan has had more than 10 years of experience in finance, including accounting, audit, taxation, financial management, corporate finance and consulting in the United Kingdom and Singapore. He holds a Masters Degree in Accounting and Finance from South Bank University, London, and is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He has also recently passed the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore Pre Admission Course Test and will be applying to be a member of the institute in 2012.

Kazuteru Kinoshita

Mr. Kazuteru Kinoshita is President of Hwa Tat Lee Japan Co., Ltd., subsidiary of HTL International Holdings Limited. He manages the Group’s Japan operations. He is a 32 year veteran in the furniture industry with experience in Japan and overseas, and joined HTL in May 1994.

Yong Pin Phua

Mr. Phua Yong Pin serves as an Executive Director for HTL International Holdings Limited. He stepped down as Executive Chairman of the Board of HTL International Holdings Limited. effective July 3, 2013. He has been in the furniture industry for over 48 years. He is responsible for steering the Group’s expansion in China. He has relocated to China since 1995 in order to effectively oversee and manage the Group’s overall manufacturing operations in China. Mr Phua Yong Pin was last re-elected as a Director at the Annual General Meeting held on 25 April 2011.

Teck Sui Lee

Mr. Lee Teck Sui is Director - Sales of HTL International Holdings Limited. He is responsible for developing the Group’s market in Canada. He started his career in HTL as the Group Accountant in 1989 and moved to the Group’s Sofa Sales division in 1995.

Mei Ming Phua

Ms. Phua Mei Ming is Director - Human Resources, Marketing and Communications of HTL International Holdings Limited. She is Director - Human Resources of the Company with effect from September 1, 2011. Her Working experience and occupation's during the past 10 years - 1999 to 2002 : Product cum Marketing Executive, HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd, 2002 to 2003 : Assistant Manager, Product Development, HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd, 2003 to 2005 Product Manager, HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd 2006 to 2007 : Manager, Strategy and Business Development, HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd 2007 to present: General Manager, Domicil Pte. Ltd., 2010 to present: (Acting) Director of Human Resources, HTL International Holdings Limited. She joined HTL in 1999, and has been involved in aspects of product design/development and strategic business development activities. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.

Choo Guan Goh

Mr. Goh Choo Guan is Director - Group Sofa Manufacturing Operations of HTL International Holdings Limited. He oversees the Group’s various sofa manufacturing operations in China. He joined HTL in 1991.

Sian Hua Ho

Mr. Ho Sian Hua serves as Sales Director, Canada, USA and Latin America of the Company. Gabriel Ho has worked in the Group since 2004, and was promoted to General Manager, Canada, USA & Latin America, to manage the Group's sofa sales in the Latin American, American and Canadian markets, as part of a management transition plan to strengthen the Group's senior management team. As part of the same management transition plan, it is now proposed that Gabriel Ho's responsibilities be expanded to include oversight of the profits of HTL Furniture Inc. and that he be promoted to Sales Director, Canada, USA & Latin America of HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd. Having regard to Gabriel Ho's knowledge and experience in the sofa industry in the Americas and Canada, and to the wider management transition plan for the Group, the Board is of the view that Gabriel Ho is a suitable candidate for the role of Sales Director, Canada, USA & Latin America.

Sai Tin Leo

Ms. Leo Sai Tin is Director Leather Business Unit of HTL International Holdings Limited. She heads the Group's central sourcing unit of raw leather hides and chemicals. She joined HTL in 1983, and has held various positions spanning both the manufacturing and sales aspects of the Group’s sofa operations.

Dan Pekin

Mr. Dan Pekin is General Manager of HTL Australia Pty Ltd., subsidiary of HTL International Holdings Limited. He manages the Group’s Australia operations. Prior to joining HTL in March 2007, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Moran Furniture in Australia. He has more than 27 years of relevant experience in the furniture industry.

Boon Huat Phua

Mr. Phua Boon Huat serves as Sales Director, Europe of the Company. He was General Manager, Europe of HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd., a subsidiary of the Company. From November 2013 to December 2014 he was Senior Manager, Strategic Planning, HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd; From January 2013 to November 2013 he was Regional Sales Manager, HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd; From January 2011 to December 2012 he was Merchandising & Direct Sales Manager, HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd; ; From January 2010 to December 2011 he was Assistant Manager, Merchandising & Direct Sales, HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd; From January 2009 to December 2009 he was Assistant Manager, Account Services, HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd; From September 2007 to December 2008 he was Executive Account Services, HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd; From June 2007 to September 2007 he was Executive, Corporate Services, HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd.

Jing Yuh Phua

Mr. Phua Jing Yuh is Manager - Group Product Compliance & Quality Assurance of HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd., a subsidiary of the Company. He is responsible for product compliance and quality assurance. From January 2013 to December 2014 Manager, Quality Assurance, HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd; from January 2011 to December 2012 Senior Executive, Operation, HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd.; from June 2010 to December 2010 Engineer, HTL Manufacturing Pte Ltd; from September 2004 to May 2010 Engineer HTL Leather Pte Ltd.

Chye Seng Toh

Mr. Toh Chye Seng is Director - Design of HTL International Holdings Limited. He heads the Group’s Sofa Research & Development department. He joined HTL in 1981 and was assigned to the Sofa Research & Development department in 1984.

Mun-Tze Loke

Yew Hock Soh

Mr. Soh Yew Hock, CPA, has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of HTL International Holdings Limited effective February 26, 2013. He was Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of Wearnes International (1994) Ltd. from 1996 to August 2006 Executive Director of WBL Corporation Ltd from 1994 until retirement in July 2007.

Keng Neo Wee

Dr. Wee Keng Neo has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of HTL International Holdings Limited effective February 26, 2013. He has been Chief Executive Officer Bootstrap Pte Ltd., Associate Professor (Adjunct) – Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University; Senior Vice President (Learning & Development) – CapitaLand Ltd., Principal – CapitaLand Institute of Management and Business.